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Nazi War Crimes and Judgment


  • Charles Allen, Nazi War Criminals in America (Shapolsky).
  • Richard Breitman, Official Secrets: What the Nazis Planned, What the British and Americans Knew (Hill and Wang).
  • Robert E. Conot, Justice at Nuremberg (Harper & Row).
  • Henry Feingold, The Politics of Rescue (Holocaust Library).
  • Martin Gilbert, Auschwitz and the Allies (Holt, Rinehart and Winston).
  • Gideon Hausner, Justice in Jerusalem, The Eichmann Trial (Harper & Row).
  • Arieh J. Kochavi, Prelude to Nuremberg: Allied War Crimes Policy and the Question of Punishment (University of North Carolina Press).
  • Alan S. Rosenbaum, Prosecuting Nazi War Criminals (Westview Press).
  • Allan A. Ryan, Jr., Quiet Neighbors: Prosecuting Nazi War Criminals in America (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich).
  • Simon Wiesenthal, The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness (Schocken Books).
  • David S. Wyman, The Abandonment of the Jews (Pantheon Books).

AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIAL — Nazi War Crimes and Judgements

Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: The Nuremberg Trials
30 minutes, 16 mm, black and white.
Recommended for ages 14 and up.
Traces the trials and attempts to establish that those who conspired to wage war stand guilty of crimes against humanity.

Nuremberg: Tyranny on Trial
50 minutes.
Recommended for high school and up.
The trials are examined from accusations through executions. It deals with the evidence and the historical significance.

The Trial of Adolf Eichmann
120 minutes.
Recommended for high school and up.
Footage from the trial in 1961 of Eichmann whose role in deporting the Jews of Europe to the concentration camps made him the target of a 15 year manhunt to bring him to justice.